IVF

Gurgaon hospital to give free IVF treatment

On the occasion of National Safe Motherhood Day, a hospital in Gurgaon announced on Saturday that it would provide free IVF treatment to 100 women from poor sections of the society.

'Miracle baby' who suffered 5 cardiac arrests to celebrate his first birthday

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: In a medical marvel, a baby boy who suffered five cardiac arrests has defied the odds and is about to celebrate his first birthday on April 15.

New tech to select healthiest sperm to boost IVF

Researchers are adapting a new technology to select the healthiest and best swimming sperm from a sample of semen to increase success rates for in-vitro-fertilisation (IVF).

India to host 22nd World Congress on fertility

India will host the 22nd world congress on fertility which aims to promote education and research in the field of reproductive medicine and also raise the standards of its practice.

'Three-parent' babies to prevent deadly genetic diseases

The controversial IVF technique to conceive babies with DNA from three parents, which has been approved by UK lawmakers, aims to prevent deadly genetic diseases being passed from mother to child, scientists say.

Now, infertile couples may have kids from IVF

A new research has demonstrated that infertile couples who cannot produce their own sex cells may finally be able to have children through IVF after scientists achieved a key breakthrough in making sperm and eggs from skin cells.

'Sparks fly' when egg meets sperm

A new study has revealed that a fertilized mammalian egg releases from its surface billions of zinc atoms in "zinc sparks," one wave after another.

Chhattisgarh's first 'sperm bank' opens in Raipur

Remember 'Vicky Donor'! The movie not only sparked off an interest in sperm donation among men but also dealt with the stigma attached to the practice.

Consuming beer every day doubles fertility in men

A new study has claimed that drinking around a pint and a half of beer per night could double their fertility rates.

Bill to regulate surrogacy, IVR soon in India; foreigners to be barred

The Australian couple's move to abandon one of their twins born via a surrogate mother in India has raised new controversy for Indian surrogacy while exposing the dark side of the booming industry in the country.

Infertile woman pregnant with 'two' pairs of identical twins in 1-in-70m chance

A couple in US, who has been trying for a baby for eight years, is expecting 'two' pairs of identical twins, which believed to be a one-in-70 million chance.

Medical marvel: Woman gives birth to baby after womb transplant

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: In a medical marvel, a woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby after receiving a womb transplant.

Synthetic sperm protein can help increase chances of successful IVF

A new study has revealed that a synthetic version of a sperm protein satisfies criteria of genuine sperm-borne oocyte activation for IVF, raising the chances of it being a success.

Our surrogate suffered miscarriage: Giuliana Rancic

Television anchor Giuliana Rancic has revealed that her husband Bill Rancic and her surrogate suffered a miscarriage, nine weeks after she conceived.

Pope calls IVF ‘arrogant’, sex in marriage only ‘acceptable’ way to conceive

Pope Benedict XVI has called on married couples to shun artificial methods of conception, as sex between a husband and wife is the only acceptable way to conceive.

`Worrying evidence of IVF, Down`s syndrome link`

Worrying evidence has emerged that in-vitro fertilisation may boost the risk of a baby with Down`s syndrome.

First genetic test for predicting IVF success developed

This is the first evidence that a specific gene appears to be directly associated with IVF outcomes.

Now, a one-minute test to measure IVF chances!

British scientists claim to
have developed a one-minute test which will tell couples their
chances of conceiving a baby through IVF.

60-second test can tell if IVF is successful

The test could save couples from the trauma of going through repeated treatment.

IVF does not increase risk of cancer

Fertility treatment such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not increase a woman`s risk of cancer.